HITC Sport understands that Boro are close on a double deal, while Crystal Palace are nearing a loan signing and two Championship sides are battling for a Riverside forward.
HITC Sport understands the Middlesbrough midfielder is close to a move, which could see the arrival of a Stoke City star.
Celtic need further investment in their squad to enable them to challenge in Europe.
West Ham United should make a move for out-of-favour Stoke City man.
Ahead of a contest that pits two under-pressure Welsh managers up against each other, we discuss the potential line-ups of both sides.
The Spaniard reportedly had a buy-out clause in his contract at the Britannia Stadium.
The Reds were linked with a move for the Stoke City forward this week, but it would make little sense.
Stoke City beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 in the Capital One Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday night.
The striker scored the only goal of the game from the spot on Monday and is determined to continue putting in good performances for the side.
The Catalan is ready and willing to make his first start of the season on Saturday.